I think this might be a dummy question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by madeintexas806, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. madeintexas806

    madeintexas806 Out Of The Brooder

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    I read and read and am confused as to the difference in a forced air or still air incubator. Hell I dont even know what I have come to think of it. Thank Goodness I aint done no incubating yet. Lol please do explain.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    forced air means there's a fan to circulate the air. Still air means there's no fan. that's all [​IMG]
     
  3. madeintexas806

    madeintexas806 Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol..... Thank you so much for clearing that up for me. So mine must be a still air because is has a fan in it. Thanks again. This group is so awesome.
     
  4. lindsey0572

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    If ur incubator has a fan then it is a forced air.... If it does not have a fan it's a still air. U said it has a fan correct? If so its a forced air
     
  5. madeintexas806

    madeintexas806 Out Of The Brooder

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    Lmao. Yes it has a fan. I got my words all jumbled. Sorry. I just hooked it up tonight and set the temp. Wish me luck when my eggs arrive and i incubate they dont come out with 3 legs and 4 eyes. Incubating looks so simple. Like a monkey can do it... but this humidity thing has me stumped. Thanks for your setting me straight on the incubator.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't think monkeys can do it.....


    but chickens can [​IMG]. And that's what makes it so frustrating when you have a bad hatch [​IMG]
     
  7. lindsey0572

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    Well I used dry humidity on my 1st batch which I hatched on thanksgiving 15 baby's hatched
     
  8. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Read "Hatching eggs 101" in the learning center. It will answer plenty of questions you didn't even know you had!
     

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